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ZIP Code 71108

Primary City:Shreveport, LA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Caddo Heights/South Highlands
County: Caddo
Timezone: Central (4:22pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.46, -93.76
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71108

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71108. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 71108. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71108, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Shreveport, LA
Unacceptable:
Southern Hills, Summer Grove, Sunset Acres

Stats and Demographics for the 71108 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71108 is located in northwest Louisiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71108 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71108 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,388
Population Density 2,385 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,014
Median Home Value $69,200
Land Area 8.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,275
Median Household Income $31,034

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8328998659166896415925345165945954933612131401209977
Female900919871943800838784721700797788625433298264198194139
Total1,7321,8181,7361,8591,4891,4791,3761,2551,2161,3911,3831,118794511404318293216

Gender

 Male 9,176 45%
 Female 11,212 55%
Gender

Race

 White 2,899 14.2%
 Black Or African American 17,047 83.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.3%
 Asian 68 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 76 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 231 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner634727581,022835478378135
Renter2918726646434051507435
Total3541,3441,4221,6651,240628452170

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,982 27%
 Single Guardian 3,129 43%
 Singles 1,771 24%
 Singles With Roommate 393 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,101 56%
 Households with Kids 3,174 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male180138152183190204160155190173160181174177171186180204175168
Female188176195177180181160183215181170166186168187177202209168164
Total368314347360370385320338405354330347360345358363382413343332

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71108 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71108 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 71108 real estate data, the median home value of $69,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71108 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71108 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71108 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,387 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,889 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,252 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,134 39%
 Households Vacant 739 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 242 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 49 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 416 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 368 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,204 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,279 45%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $31,034 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71108 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71108 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 71108 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,349 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,097 22%
 No Earnings 5,533 40%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,349 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,097 22%
 No Earnings 5,533 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,665 91.8%
 Public transportation 259 3.6%
 Taxicab 7 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 331 4.6%
 Worked at Home 2 0.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,070 24.5%
 High School Graduate 2,847 65.1%
 Associate's degree 186 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 156 3.6%
 Master's degree 67 1.5%
 Professional school degree 44 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,169 88.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 265 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 306 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71108

ZIP Code 71108 is in the Caddo Parish School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71108.

Community Ombudsman
8805 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA 71108
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Caddo Parish School District
Caddo Heights Math/Science Elementary School
1702 Corbitt St
Shreveport, LA 71108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caddo Parish School District
Sunset Acres Elementary School
6514 West Canal Blvd
Shreveport, LA 71108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caddo Parish School District
Werner Park Elementary School
2715 Corbitt St
Shreveport, LA 71108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caddo Parish School District
Westwood Elementary School
7325 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA 71108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caddo Parish School District
Caddo Career & Technical Center
5950 Union Ave
Shreveport, LA 71108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caddo Parish School District

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